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Bamboo rafting on the Li River

Yangzhou

This is a must-do in China! However, you will...

Whale watching off Puerto Lopez is great but don't stay there

Puerto Lopez

The whale watching off Puerto Lopez was spectacular. We...

Electric Picnic

Stradbally, Laois

Check out the Electric Picnic Music Festival. It's a...

Lost & Found Unique But Over-Hyped

Valle De La Mina

This eco-lodge is located in a cloud forest near...

North Eastern Poland

Bialystok

If you ever decided to travel up to Bialystok...

San Juan International Hostel to Fajardo

San Juan

If you want to stay in a hostel in...

Urban Beach Resort

Hamburg

I didn't think I was going to make it...

Hitchhiking in Poland

Gliwice

Don't do it. Seven freezing hours by the side...

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Our members comb the globe sharing the best of their experiences with their fellow backpackers. Here's what they have to say:

Sleeping at La Flor with the turtles

in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Be Alert in Cafes Too

in Barcelona, Spain
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Silver Dolphin guesthouse

in Kratie, Cambodia
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Cultural Do's and Dont's

in Laos
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Nong Khiaw

in Nong Khiaw, Laos
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